Armenian folk music

Armenian folk music is a popular genre in Armenian music.[1][2][3] It usually uses the duduk, the kemenche, and the oud. It is very similar to folk music in the Caucasus and shares many similar songs and traditions with countries around Armenia, namely Georgia and Azerbaijan.


  1. ^ McCollum, Jonathan; Nercessian, Andy (2004). Armenian Music: A Comprehensive Bibliography and Discography. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0810849674.
  2. ^ Vardapet Komitas, Komitas; Nercessian, Vrej N. (2013). Armenian Sacred and Folk Music. Routledge. ISBN 1136801774.
  3. ^ Alajaji, Sylvia Angelique (2015). Music and the Armenian Diaspora: Searching for Home in Exile. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0253017769.